The Devoted, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1836
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Page 81 - But these are all lies : men have died from time to time and worms have eaten them, but not for love.
Page 102 - early to bed and early to rise, is the way to be healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Page 198 - The author states the work has been prepared "to enable the general reader to understand the nature of the actions of various influences on human health, and assist him in adopting such means as may tend to its preservation: hence the author has avoided introducing technicalities, except where they appeared to him indispensable.
Page 129 - Above, below, aerial murmurs swell, From hanging wood, brown heath, and bushy dell ! A thousand nameless rills, that shun the light, Stealing soft music on the ear of night.
Page 25 - With eye attentive mark the springing game. Straight as above the surface of the flood They wanton rise, or urged by hunger leap, Then fix, with gentle twitch, the barbed hook : Some lightly tossing to the grassy bank, And to the shelving shore slow-dragging some, With various hand proportion'd to their force.
Page 178 - But if fond love thy heart can gain, I never broke a vow ; Nae maiden lays her skaith to me, I never loved but you. For you alone I ride the ring, For you I wear the blue ; For you alone I strive to sing, O tell me how to woo ! Then tell me how to woo thee, Love ; O tell me how to woo thee ! For thy dear sake, nae care I'll take, Tho ne'er another trow me.
Page 201 - A GUIDE TO AN IRISH GENTLEMAN IN HIS SEARCH FOR A RELIGION.
Page 198 - HUMAN HEALTH ; or, the Influence of Atmosphere and Locality, Change of Air and Climate, Seasons, Food, Clothing, Bathing, Mineral Springs, Exercise.
Page 3 - When all is done, human life is, at the greatest and the best, but like a froward child, that must be played with and humoured a little to keep it quiet till it falls asleep, and then the care is over.
Page 208 - A CHRONICLE OF THE CONQUEST OF GRENADA. By WASHINGTON IRVING, Esq. In 2 vols. " On the whole, this work will sustain the high fame of Washington Irving. It fills a blank in the historical library which ought not to have remained BO long a blank.

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